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A Gallery of Knitting Inspiration

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The Homebody by Heidi Kirrmaier  Yarn: Kelbourne Woolen Lucky Tweed

Pebble peak hat by Susan lawrence

Yarn: Double strand Shibui Pebble 

#10 Lace Edge Blanket by Veronica Manno

Yarn: Cascade Magnum

felted christmas trees by robyn lamb

Yarn: Double strand Cascade 220

*Free pattern at the bottom of this page!

Aine by Isabell Kraemer

Yarn: Stolen Stitches Nua Sport.  

spring duo baby cardigan by sandra magalhaes

Yarn: Plymouth Yarn Worsted Merino Superwash 

Ferryboat Mitts by Churchmouse yarns and Teas. 

Yarn: Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted 


emsworth by isabell kraemer

Yarn:  Fibre Company Amble Yarn 

#10 Kid's fruit cap by ann Norling

Yarn: Berroco Comfort Dk


Indigo frost by isabell kraemer

Yarn:  Cascade 220

Kelp socks by Cookie A

Yarn: Cascade Heritage Sock

Clotilde Cardigan by Pernille larsen

Yarn: Double strand Stone Wool Cheviot


banff by tincanknits

Yarn: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky

Bandana cowl by purl soho

Yarn: Malabrigo Chunky


waiting for winter mittens & fingerless mitts by susan b. anderson

Yarn: Classic Elite Liberty Wool

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fortune cookie baby shoes by sheila zachariae

Yarn: Berroco Pure Merino

Ophelia baby footprint dishcloth by bridget mckenzie

Yarn: Blue Sky Fibers Organic Cotton Skinny


the livie hat by cate savard

Yarn: Malabrigo Rasta


lady eleanor entrelac stole by kathleen power johnson

Yarn: Noro Silk Garden


veronika cardigan by shannon cook

Yarn: Cascade 220


colourblock mittens by annika andrea wolke

Yarn: Juniper Moon Farms Herriot


Humulus by isabell kraemer

Yarn:Kelbourne Woolens Scout


fibertrends felted clogs (AC33e) by Bev galeskas

Yarn: Cascade 220


easy two hour mitten by robyn lamb

Yarn: Cascade Magnum

Malabrigo Rasta

**Free pattern at the bottom of this page!

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felted harvest pumpkins by marie mayhew

Yarn: Cascade 220


ingrid slipover by petiteknit

Yarn: Kelbourne Woolens Scout

reversible cable chunky throw by cynthia cushing

Yarn: Malabrigo Chunky


simple house slippers by simone alexandra aerose

Yarn: Quince & Co. Osprey,

Malabrigo Rios

Knitting at the library cowl by Cori eichelberger

Yarn: Fingering


magnolia chunky cardigan by Camilla vad

Yarn: Kelbourne Woolens Lucky Tweed

very basic bulky ear-flap hat by anne carroll gilmour

Yarn: Noro Kureyon

everglade by wooly wormhead

Yarn: Kelbourne Woolens Scout


Ooh la la by isabell kraemer

Yarn: Malabrigo Susurro

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Spring duo baby cardigan by sandra magalhaes

Yarn: Stonehenge Fiber Mill Crazy

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family slippers by churchmouse yarns and teas

Yarn: Double strand worsted.


little scallops hat by maria carlander

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns So Sporty

Holiday slipover by Petiteknit

Yarn: Rowan Big Wool


in threes: a baby cardigan by kelly herdrich

Yarn: Malabrigo Rios

lanesboro vest by sarah smuland

Yarn: Cascade Magnum, Malabridgo Rasta

bunny tail by susan b. anderson

Yarn: Plymouth Worsted Merino Superwash


campside by alicia plummer

Yarn: Malabrigo Finito

easiest cabled hat ever by cori eichelberger

Yarn: Plymouth Worsted Merino Superwash

common ground by elizabeth smith

Yarn: Kelbourne Woolens Lucky Tweed

hat: darling by Brome fields

Yarn: Malabrigo Rasta

Large dog winter coat by tricothon

Yarn: Berroco Vintage Chunky

Large dog winter coat by tricothon

* pattern includes the maple leaf chart.

I charted a MN shape!

bird island dog sweater by sys fredens

Yarn: Berroco Vintage Worsted


picot-edge baby blanket & washcloth by Churchmouse yarn and teas

Yarn: Berroco Modern Cotton

down south beanie by witre design

Yarn: The Fibre Co. Cirro 

Gradient by shibui knits

Yarn: Triple strand Rowan Kidsilk Haze, Purl Soho Tussock, Schulana Kid-Seta

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stripes! by andrea mowry

Yarn: Stone Wool Delaine Merino

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chim chim-in-ney hat by cori eichelberger

Yarn: Plymouth Encore Worsted, Sun Valley Fibers Merino Superwash, Berroco Vintage Worsted.

pom pom picnic blanket by amy butler

Yarn: Any DK

striped sock monkey hat by jenni swenson

Yarn: Cascade 220, Plymouth Encore Worsted, Berroco Vintage Worsted

Easy dinosaur blanket by sproglets kits

Yarn: Berroco Vintage Worsted

little rustic heart by heidi kirrmaier

Yarn: Any Worsted

not quite colorblock blanket by ana campos

Yarn: Juniper Moon Farm Cumulus

yoked cardigan by Hannah fettig

Yarn: Juniper Moon Farm Cumulus


granny stripes by Lucy of attic 24

Yarn: Blue Sky Fibers Baby Alpaca

shore lunch cloth by amy marie

Yarn: Cascade Nifty Cotton

Chunky walnut by katrin schubert

Yarn: Malabrigo Chunky

string of purls by cynthia cushing

Yarn: Lichen and Lace Superwash Merino Worsted

ria by maria montzka

Yarn: Kelbourne Woolens Scout

the walt painted chevron baby blanket by danielle romanetti

Yarn: Hikoo Simpliworsted

scissors cloth by wylde strandes

Yarn: Cascade Nifty Cotton

across the pond by andrea mowry

Yarn: The Fibre Co. Acadia

sideways shibui surprise by cynthia cushing

Yarn: Malabrigo Silky Merino, Dos Tierras

silky shoulders by cynthia cushing

Yarn: Shibui Knits Pebble and Twig

a candle lights the way blanket by cori eichelberger

Yarn: Berroco Vintage Chunky, Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky


on the porch by fifty four ten studio

Yarn: Hikoo Cobasi Plus

kenna button top by nicole ratliff

Yarn: Plymouth Worsted Merino Superwash

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storytime scholar

by lisa chemery

Yarn: Malabrigo Rios

Bounce by tin can knits

Yarn: Plymouth Encore Worsted

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mosaic blanket by purl soho

Yarn: Berroco Vintage Worsted

sideways surprise shawlette by Cynthia cushing

Yarn: Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool, Malabrigo Dos Tierras, Noro Kakigori

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Boyfriend watch cap by churchmouse yarn and teas

Yarn: Malabrigo Rios, Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage, Blue Sky Fibers Extra

Jakers by Isabell Kraemer

Yarn: The Fibre Co. Amble, Rowan Felted Tweed, The Plucky Knitter Sophisticate

(free patterns!)

felted christmas tree by Robyn lamb

Materials: Double stranded Cascade 220 worsted weight yarn

Materials: Double stranded Cascade 220 worsted weight yarn

Size 13 needles       

*Tree is knit in garter stitch

Cast on 27 stitches in double stranded green yarn.

Knit 2 together at the beginning and end of every 4th row until 3 stitches remain.

Pull tail through these last 3 stitches.

In double stranded brown/trunk yarn, pick up 7 stitches center middle of the bottom of your tree. Knit 10 rows. Bind off.

Felt your tree!  Needle felt designs or embellish with your favorite things!

easy two hour mittens by robyn lamb

Materials: 1-2 skeins

Malabrigo Rasta

Size 13 double point needles

Instructions are for adult medium or large mitten.

Where only one number is given it refers to both sizes. Number in parenthesis refer to large size. 

To make a smaller mitten decrease the number of rows in body and top of mitten by 3.

Cast on 18 (20) stitches and distribute them on three dp needles. 

*Knit 1, purl 1*; repeat for 2 rounds.

Knit 11 (13) rounds.

Begin thumb increases as follows:

Round 1: K1, M1, K to last stitch, M1, K1

Round 2: Knit all stitches

Round 3: K2, M1, knit to last 2 stitches, M1, K2.

Round 4: Knit to the last 3 stitches; put those 3 stitches plus next 3 stitches on a holder. Using backward loop method, cast on 2 stitches.

Knit 14 (16) rounds.

Shape top as follows:

Round 1: *K2tog, K1*around

Round 2: Knit all stitches

Round 3: K2tog around

Cut yarn. Using tapestry needle, run yarn end through remaining stitches and pull tight.

Knit thumb as follows:

Divide held stitches onto 2 needles. Pick up 3 additional stitches from above held stitches. 

Knit 1 round.

On next round,K1, K2tog, knit remaining stitches.

Knit 6 (8) more rounds.

K2tog around.

Cut yarn and pull throught remaining stitches.

Knit second mitten in exactly the same manner.

 Warm thanks to my knitting friends who shared their projects here!


visit these MN local yarn shops for your next great yarn!

The Yarnery, Darn it anyway, Harriet & Alice, Needle & Skein

Stevenbe, knit & bolt, amazing threads

A sheepy yarn shop, knitting from the heart, bewoolen,

3 kittens needle arts, northfield yarn,

heartknits, muse 2320 fiber

not quite local, but not to be missed!

Serenity now yarn & alpaca shop, Not amy's farm

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